1 dead, 3 injured in boating accident near Bayou Segnette

Updated: Nov. 19, 2017 at 3:58 PM CST
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JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is investigating a fatal boat accident near Bayou Segnette early Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 4 a.m.

According to the LDWF, four people were riding on a boat near Bayou Segnette when it crashed into a parked barge, veered off and went onto land and ejected one of the passengers.

Officials say one of the passengers, a female, died. Three other passengers, a male and two females, were taken to area hospitals where they are being treated for injuries ranging from minor to serious.

Officials have not released the names of the victims.

The LDWF is leading the investigation into the crash with the help of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

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